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Andy Lawrence will run the city
government as usual.
Mrs. G. A. Grass, 6022 Prince
ton ave., taken ill on street car,
died shortly afterward in Wash
ington Park hospital.
State board of administration
has ordered that no more patients
be admitted to Dunning Insane
Asylum until new dormitory be
erected. 3,200 there now.
Having raised tax assessment
of Chicago Railways Co. $2,
815,927, the Board of Review is
now holding private sessions over
New ordinance compelling
street cars to stop on near side of
street pnly to go into effect next
Mrs. E. G. Snow, 531 Harlem
ave., Oak Park, injured when she
fell from Madison st. car at 60th
James Lyons, 2243 Foster ave,,
struck and knocked down by 12th
st. car at S. Clark st. Company
tried to kidnap him, but Police
man Sullivan stopped them.
A. H. Smith, vice president of
New York Central, says if rail
Toads gave engineers increase
asked it would lower their divi
dends. Trouble is it probably wouldn't.
If roads granted the increase,
they'd probably soak the public
with increased rates, as they have
done in the past.
Sam Sachs, 1226 Washburne
ave., fined $200 by Judge Walker
for trying to force Ida Share, 17,
1310 Edgmont ave., to enter rear
room of saloon.
Homer Kerchfield, negro chauf
feur, stole spare tire from side o
Jack Johnson's auto. Johnson
saw him. They wakened Kerch- "
field up at police station by throw
ing water on him.
Robert Carraher and Thomas
Casey, union street car men, ac
quitted by jury in Judge Walker's
court of charge of assault pre
ferred by Policeman Alverson.
Alverson is one of the police
men detailed to "strike duty" on
the Hearst -newspaper wagons.
Evidence showed he was the one
who assaulted Carraher and
There's going to be big doings .
at the Gaelic League Feis at Gael
ic Park, 47th st. and California
West Park Policeman Hillman
reprimanded by Judge Dicker for
arresting Arthur Cinder, 18.
Cinder was waiting for a car at
Madisoh and Homanav. He whis-
tied. Hillman did not like his
whistling. Ordered hi mto stop.
Cinder refused. Hillman beat him
up and arrested him.
It cost John Reis, 940 W. Ran
dolph st., $50 in Judge Dicker's
court to show his disapproval of
h,is wife's beef stew by biting off
her upper lip.
Jacob Kirnmith,3241 Southport
av., told Judge Gemmill he would
rather go to jail than pay his wife
$6 a week as ordered. Jacob is
now in jail.
J. D. Buckalew, vice president
of International Machinist s'
Union, has had to leave for his
home at Topeka, Kan., to rest
Health has brokn down under. "
strain of Harriman line strike.